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Rush - Hemispheres (1978) [2013, Audio Fidelity AFZ 162] Repost

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Rush - Hemispheres (1978) [2013, Audio Fidelity AFZ 162] Repost

Rush - Hemispheres (1978)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Audio Fidelity AFZ 162 | ~ 237 or 87 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 123 Mb
Progressive Rock

While such albums as 1980's Permanent Waves and 1981's Moving Pictures are usually considered Rush's masterpieces (and with good reason), 1978's Hemispheres is just as deserving. Maybe the fact that the album consists of only four compositions (half are lengthy pieces) was a bit too intimidating for some, but the near 20-minute-long "Cygnus X-1 Book II: Hemispheres" is arguably the band's finest extended track…

Peter Zak - Blues on the Corner: The Music of McCoy Tyner (2007) {SteepleChase SCCD-31672}

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Peter Zak - Blues on the Corner: The Music of McCoy Tyner (2007) {SteepleChase SCCD-31672}

Peter Zak - Blues on the Corner: The Music of McCoy Tyner (2007) {SteepleChase SCCD-31672}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 390 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 133 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 16 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2007 SteepleChase | SCCD-31672
Jazz / Post Bop / Straight-Ahead Jazz / Jazz Piano Trio

With his previous releases, pianist Peter Zak has focused on standards and works by a variety of jazz greats. This time around he focuses on McCoy Tyner, a veteran who has written a formidable array of compositions during his long career, though he has rarely, if ever, been the focus of a recorded tribute. Zak makes up for that oversight with this rewarding session, joined by his working trio consisting of longtime bassist Paul Gill and drummer Quincy Davis (the latter also appeared on Seed of Sin). Zak puts his own stamp on each piece, not merely trying to copy Tyner's style (which would be pointless), opening with a snappy take of "Blues on the Corner" that also features his sidemen.

VA - New York "The Sound of a City" (2018)

Posted By: aasana
VA - New York "The Sound of a City" (2018)

Various Artists - New York "The Sound of a City" (2018)
jazz | 56:34 min | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 325 MB
Label: JARO

New York-based folk group/ethnomusicology experiment Hazmat Modine draw from a wide array of influences and time periods. Performing music from the '20s through the early '60s, including genres such as swing, klezmer, hokum jug band, blues, rocksteady, and more, the dual harmonica-fronted band has earned a reputation as fearless world music alchemists. Founder Wade Schuman was brought up in Ann Arbor, MI, a city known for its music scene, before relocating to New York.

Moca - Wroooooooooam (2004)

Posted By: JET 1
Moca - Wroooooooooam (2004)

Moca - Wroooooooooam (2004)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Image) +CUE, LOG | 465 MB | Scans
Genre: Lounge, Acid Jazz | Label: Black Flame | Catalog Number: 88232

The German act Moca's first full-length album slips excitingly between categories, and by its hard-to-categorize nature is infinitely more interesting and listenable than the sorts of albums where the listener hears four measures and can already peg exactly which of the myriad subcategories of electronic dance music to slot it into. At its base, Wroooooooooam is pure old-school house, early-'90s style, with its prominent, easy-to-digest beats and occasional snippets of soul diva vocals. But on top of that, there's more than a little downtempo mellowness.

Octantrion - 8 (2018)

Posted By: aasana
Octantrion - 8 (2018)

Octantrion - 8 (2018)
World, Ethnic | 1:00:04 | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 339 MB
Label: Quart de Lune

Gaëdic Chambrier et Elénore Billy vous emmènent sur la route des Vikings, de la Scandinavie à l'Europe du Sud jusqu’au Moyen-Orient. "J'aime beaucoup! La musique passe du mélancolique à l'énergie pure! Ça fait du bien!" Jean-François Zygel (France 2) Bercés par les mythes et légendes de Scandinavie, les épopées fabuleuses de ces peuples voyageurs qui ont fait le lien entre le Nord et le Sud, Eléonore Billy et Gaëdic Chambrier puisent leur inspiration dans le répertoire de ces cultures riches et métissées.

Los Lobos - The Ride (2004)

Posted By: JET 1
Los Lobos - The Ride (2004)

Los Lobos - The Ride (2004)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +CUE, LOG | 411 MB | No Scans
Genre: Rock, Latin, Funk / Soul | Label: Fontana Mammoth | Catalog Number: 2061 62443-2

After hitting a creative peak in the early '90s, Los Lobos settled into a decade-long groove that was perhaps a little too comfortable. The band's twelfth studio CD, The Ride, tries to shake things up a bit, and mostly succeeds by pairing the group with a string of collaborators similar to Carlos Santana's Supernatural. Only instead of the young hit-makers that propelled Santana's comeback, The Ride matches Los Lobos with early influences (Bobby Womack, Little Willie G) and long-time friends (Dave Alvin, Elvis Costello)..

Rivers on Mars - Deja Voodoo (2018)

Posted By: aasana
Rivers on Mars - Deja Voodoo (2018)

Rivers on Mars - Deja Voodoo (2018)
electronic, avant-garde | 52:27 min | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 122 / 342 MB
Label: Soulspazm

Rivers on Mars' performances are all completely improvised, and the CD was recorded in the same way — retaining all the musical spontaneity and risk, and adding only the slightest dose of post-production. It is a rare approach in todays music world, but it reflects the values of the band, and especially those of Greg and myself.

Tosin Aribisala - Afrika Rising (2018)

Posted By: aasana
Tosin Aribisala - Afrika Rising (2018)

Tosin Aribisala - Afrika Rising (2018)
World, Latin, Jazz, African | 53:19 min | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 384 MB
Label: Ropeadope

A renaissance force to be reckoned with, the music of composer, vocalist and percussionist Tosin speaks highly of his African origin, coupled with his exploration of jazz, funk, rock, reggae and Latin American music. As a prolific composer, Tosin writes and sings in Yoruba, Pidgin English and English. Over the years, he has drawn inspirations from his musical influences in the likes of Tony Allen, Art Blakey, Dennis Chambers, Bob Marley, King Sunny Ade, Fela Kuti, Manu Dibango, Majek Fashek, Keziah Jones, Sting, Seal, Peter Gabriel, and Ebo Taylor.

Austin Wintory - Pode (2018)

Posted By: aasana
Austin Wintory - Pode (2018)

Austin Wintory - Pode (2018)
Soundtrack, Orchestral | 57:16 min | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 241 MB
Label: Austin Wintory

PODE is a beautiful, adorable game from a terrific Norwegian studio (Henchman & Goon) led by the wonderful Yngvill Hopen. Quite some time ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Yngvill and very casually agreed to help out with her game. When the time came years after to take a look in more detail, I was genuinely dumbfounded. It had surpassed all of my expectations in its charm, aesthetic and its wonderfully approachable mechanics.

Jerry Vale - Sings The Great Italian Hits (1998) {Columbia/Legacy}

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Jerry Vale - Sings The Great Italian Hits (1998) {Columbia/Legacy}

Jerry Vale - Sings The Great Italian Hits (1998) {Columbia/Legacy}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 297 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 153 mb
Genre: pop

Sings The Great Italian Hits is a 1998 compilation by singer Genaro Louis Vitaliano, who was better known as Jerry Vale. This was released by Columbia Records as part of their Legacy division.

Hampshire & Foat - Nightshade (2018)

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Hampshire & Foat - Nightshade (2018)

Hampshire & Foat - Nightshade (2018)
Electronic, Ambient, World, Jazz, Fusion | 37:36 min | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 166 MB
Label: Athens of the North

Greg Foat and Warren Hampshire are two the UK's most interesting minds when it comes to contemporary jazz experimentation, and their recent partnership for Athens Of The North feels like exactly the right thing at exactly the right moment.

Roller Trio - New Devices (2018)

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Roller Trio - New Devices (2018)

Roller Trio - New Devices (2018)
Jazz | FLAC (tracks) | Cover | 48:49 | 270 MB + 5% Recovery
Label: Edition Records | Tracks: 9 | Rls.date: 2018

New Devices is the 3rd album from Leeds based trio and Mercury Prize nominees Roller Trio. A unique trio, their sound is modern and gritty, pushing sonic boundaries to their limits. Switching the feel of a tune in a heartbeat from edgy improv to anthemic power riffs to reverb-swamped note storms, Roller Trio are powerful and progressive. For this album, the line-up includes Chris Sharkey, a guitarist at the cutting-edge of contemporary guitar improv, alongside James Mainwaring, saxophone & electronics and Luke Reddin-Williams, drums. Their mix of high octane technicality and deceptively catchy tunes has transcended their Jazz heritage, bringing them acclaim from fans and critics alike. Their eponymous debut album was nominated for the 2012 Mercury Prize and the band were also nominated for MOBO's Best Jazz Act that same year.

Alex Skolnick Trio - Veritas (2011) {Palmetto/Megaforce}

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Alex Skolnick Trio - Veritas (2011) {Palmetto/Megaforce}

Alex Skolnick Trio - Veritas (2011) ] {Palmetto/Megaforce}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | no scans | 374 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 133 mb
Genre: jazz, jazz fusion

Verita is the 2011 album by The Alex Skolnick Trio. Skolnick is a founding member of Bay Area thrash metal band Testament but his work with his trip allows him to go back to his jazzy influences. This was released by Palmetto Records in association with Megaforce.

Duran Duran - 10 Great Songs (2011) {Capitol}

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Duran Duran - 10 Great Songs (2011) {Capitol}

Duran Duran - 10 Great Songs (2011) {Capitol}
EAC Rip | FLAC | no scans | 298 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 89 mb
Genre: synth pop, dance pop

10 Great Songs is a 2011 compilation by British group The Duran Duran. This is a budget release featuring some of their biggest hit songs, released by Capitol.

Douglas Knehans (b.1957) - Lux Dei: New Works for Choir - CCM Chorale, Brett Scott (2015) {Ablaze Records ar-00021}

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Douglas Knehans (b.1957) - Lux Dei: New Works for Choir - CCM Chorale, Brett Scott (2015) {Ablaze Records ar-00021}

Douglas Knehans (b.1957) - Lux Dei: New Works for Choir - CCM Chorale, Brett Scott (2015) {Ablaze Records ar-00021}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 231 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 142 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 22 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2015 Ablaze Records | ar-00021
Classical / Modern Classical / Choral / Sacred / Post-Modern

The works included on this disc traverse an almost 25 year span of interest in writing for large vocal forces. Some of my largest works have been for choir—such as my St. Luke Magnificat or my Shoah Requiem—but on this disc the works, apart from my Missa Brevis, are for a cappella choir. Writing for a cappella choir is a very inspiring medium coupled, as it is, with text and language and the inherent timbral interest of varied vowel and percussive consonant sounds in the voice. The works, apart from Silence from my Two Looks at Silence, are all in Latin and owe more than a little to my background as a Catholic and Catholocism's traditional sacred liturgical literature. —Douglas Knehans.